Moog Announces New Synth, DFAM
The semi-modular percussion synthesizer is is available now for $679.

Today, Moog Music announced the release of the DFAM (Drummer From Another Mother) synthesizer. The DFAM represents the first addition to the line of semi-modular Mother synthesizers and presents ̶…

Umfang Retraces Musical Journey via In Depth Video Interview
The interview comes from her recent lecture at the 2017 Red Bull Music Academy Bass Camp Montreal.

Umfang (a.k.a Emma Olsen) has shared her recent lecture at the 2017 Red Bull Music Academy Bass Camp Montreal. Umfang, a top pick as one of our best new acts of 2017, is a producer and DJ hailing from…

XLR8R's Best of 2017: Labels
Here are some of the year's best homes for great music, as chosen by the XLR8R staff.

Record labels play a major though often underestimated role in defining our musical tastes. The growth of the internet, and that of Soundcloud and Spotify, has made access to music far easier than it …

XLR8R's Best of 2017: New Artists
We salute this year's breakthrough artists.

Collating the New Artists list is an unenviable task. How do you determine “new? It’s always a hard one using the word “best.” It’s never easy. But let it be said that 2017 was chall…

Elevate Festival Returns with Umfang, Ben Frost, Objekt, and More
Errorsmith, DJ Koze, Roman Flügel, and Steffi also confirmed.

Elevate Festival has announced its plans for the upcoming 2018 edition. In 2018, the festival for contemporary music, arts and, political discourse will go down in its new time slot in early March—run…

Sau Poler and UMFANG Contribute to 'Power Puerto Rico' Compilation
100% of the proceeds will be donated to The Hurricane Maria Community Relief & Recovery Fund.

Puerto Rico relief compilation Power Puerto Rico is out now. The compilation was curated by softcoresoft (Leticia Trandafir) and anabasine (Danji Buck-Moore), founding members of the Lagom collective …

RADION Amsterdam Announces Full ADE 2017 Night Program
Jane Fitz, Gerd Janson, Deepchord, Ben UFO, DJ Nobu, Jay Daniel, and more will all play.

Amsterdam’s RADION has announced its program for ADE 2017, with Jane Fitz, Gerd Janson, Deepchord, Ben UFO, DJ Nobu, and many more leading names set to play. The parties take place over five con…

Ninja Tune's Technicolour Preps Debut UMFANG LP
'Symbolic Use Of Light' LP is scheduled for June 16 release.

UMFANG will make her debut on Ninja Tune’s Technicolour imprint with Symbolic Use Of Light. UMFANG—who is a co-founder of Brooklyn’s Discwoman crew and resident at Bossa Nova Civic Club’s Techno…

Photo Gallery: Discwoman at Movement Detroit

This year marked the second annual Discwoman after-party at Movement Detroit, held on May 28 at UFO Factory. Discwoman has gained considerable notoriety since its inception in 2014 as a musical platfo…

1080p Announces UMFANG Tape
'Ok' will see release via the Vancouver label in August.

Vancouver imprint 1080p has announced that its next release will be Ok, a 48-minute tape release from NYC producer Emma Olson (a.k.a. UMFANG). The NYC artist samples old trance records and takes inspi…

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